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Folklore Museum

Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion | University of Mysore, Manasagangothri, Mysuru (Mysore), India
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Palace of Artefacts

This place has a lot of artefacts ... Cultural artefacts ... The place needs maintenance ... It is... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
CoolTravelFreak
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Bengaluru, India
Remarkable collection -

This amazing collection of artefacts is housed in a marvellous old building JAYALAKSHMI MANSION on... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2018
sullivangreentara
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Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion | University of Mysore, Manasagangothri, Mysuru (Mysore), India
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"folk art"
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"university campus"
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"great collection"
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"former palace"
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"on display"
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"jayalakshmi"
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"puppets"
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"vilas"
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"implements"
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"exhibits"
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"dolls"
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"utensils"
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"karnataka"
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"theatre"
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"crumbling"
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This place has a lot of artefacts ... Cultural artefacts ... The place needs maintenance ... It is located in the Jayalaxmi Palace vicinity ..

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This amazing collection of artefacts is housed in a marvellous old building JAYALAKSHMI MANSION on the University of Mysore campus. Sadly it’s not very well cared for and is difficult to actually see as many of the glass cases and rooms are in darkness. It...More

Thank sullivangreentara
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

This treasure house of cultural artefacts deserves so much better. On my third visit over the past few years, water damage has increased and some rooms were blacked out due to lack of power. It is distressing for the visitor used to carefully maintained collections...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

The Folklore Museum is located within the Jayalakshmi Vilas Palace and is in fact, one among 3 museums in the palace building. Entry to it is free, though photography is not allowed. To get here, one needs to get inside the Mysore University campus and...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

located inside the Mysore university campus. There is a place close by.They have around 6500 collections of folklore exhibits.

Thank sunseb
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

this folklore museum is inside a former palace. though not visited very much it has some very rare artifacts and culturaly varuable peices. the museum is also in the heart of the mysore university.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Very informative, good collection of artefacts; gives an insight to the local culture. Quiet place, not very crowded. (Entry - free)

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Folklore Museum at Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is a place where you can see all the folk art of the region. its worth spend a extra hour

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

in this museum we can see the entire karnataka folk arts and crafts.but not crowded.opens by after 10.30am.very good collection.

Thank raja p
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Folklore Musum at jayalakshmi Vilas Mension in the Manasagangotri campus is a varitable storehouse of folk culture with its collection of costumes,dolls,handicrafts,implements,utensils and articles of daily use.

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